April 6, 2020
How Can You Benefit from Being A Large Customer

How Can You Benefit from Being A Large Customer?

Being part of a Body Corporate / Owners Corporation comes with many benefits. One of the biggest benefits is the savings that owners can achieve from by being considered a large customer. How Do You Know If Your Complex Would Benefit from Bulk Utilities? If you live in a scheme […]
March 23, 2020
what is an embedded network

What is an Embedded Network?

Embedded Networks refer to a centralised energy system that serve multiple premises within a building. Some buildings are constructed with centralised electricity systems, some with centralised air-conditioning systems, some with centralised hot water and gas systems and many with a combination of all. These are designed to provide increased economy […]
March 4, 2020
New AEMC Rule

New AEMC Rule – Protecting You

Last week, the AEMC handed down a final determination that focused on customers and protects them from wearing the cost of electricity losses. Marginal Loss Factors Marginal Loss Factors (MLFs) put a price on the losses caused by the electricity that is lost as heat when electricity is transported across […]
February 19, 2020
Do you understand water charges now you can

Do You Understand Water Charges? – Now You Can

The Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) are inviting the public to attend a free 30-minute online webinar on Tuesday 25 February at 10:00 AM. The topics will include, rights and responsibilities regarding water charges, a guide to understanding water bills, water efficiency standards, practical negotiation tips for managing tenancy issues and […]
February 13, 2020
Draft determination on the default market offer

Draft Determination on the Default Market Offer – Have Your Say

This week, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released its draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO) pricing for 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 for public consultation. The DMO was introduced last year in July 2019. Since being introduced, a typical residential standing offer bill has reduced […]
February 7, 2020
Embedded Network Regulation Changes

Embedded Network Regulation Changes

Embedded Networks by nature use their economies of scale to reduce the costs of utilities. SAS administer these savings for all community members.   It’s a really simple concept, and it has been hugely successful in decreasing the living costs for occupants in buildings that we manage for the last 16 years.   There are some […]
January 14, 2020
The Power of Many

The Power of Many

It seems that every time I turn on the television there is another current affairs program highlighting the rising cost of energy and offering up ways for consumers to save by joining together and purchasing as a group. While the media has given the concept a shot in the arm recently, the […]
January 8, 2020

4 Tips to Cool Off Your Pool Bills This Summer

It’s that time of year again, summertime! Residents who are lucky enough to live in an apartment or townhouse with swimming pool facilities are starting to take full advantage. Spending weekends soaking up the sun and cooling off in the pool is what summer is all about!   At Silver Asset Services we […]
December 16, 2019
The 2019 Energy Market Update

The 2019 Energy Market Update

2019 has seen many changes to the electricity market. At the beginning of the year new rules were implemented for life support and customer hardship. As the year progressed, changes to the reference rate and default market offer were introduced. New Rules Relating to Life Support and Equipment The 1st of […]
November 19, 2019
8 fun facts about electricity

8 Fun Facts About Electricity

Before you click off this page, just read these 8 fun facts – I dare you to discover how electricity can really get you sitting on the edge of seat wanting to know more….. Honestly these facts will change your mind about electricity and arm you with chit chat for […]
November 11, 2019
Embedded Network Customer Protections

Embedded Network Customer Protections

Controversial media stories regarding embedded networks have recently been released advising there is a lack of legislation and protection in place for customers as well as bringing to light some bad eggs within the industry. SAS have years of experience in this field and want, not only our customers but […]
November 4, 2019
3 Questions You Should Know The Answer To Before Implementing Solar To Your Strata Scheme

3 Questions You Should Know The Answer To Before Implementing Solar In Your Strata Scheme

Bodies Corporate and individual residents can reap the savings that comes with installing a solar system. The electricity bills are lower, while being sourced from an environmentally friendly system. Do your By-laws allow you to install a solar system? Before committing to a solar system, it is important that you […]